Artie (Aardvark) an African savanna elephant at North Carolina Zoo

♂ Artie (Aardvark)
Artie. Riddles Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley
Artie. Riddles Elephant Sanctuary 08/2004. Photo: © Ryan Easley

Species:African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 38 years old
Id numberSSP Number: (403)
Management:Protected contact
Born:* 1983 wild
Birth place:
Capture: 1984
Freight:Air, private Boeing 707
Present / last location:North Carolina Zoo, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

2007-10-26North Carolina Zoo
from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary 1996-06-04
from Gary Jacobson
Gary Jacobson 1994-01-28
from Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo)
Zoo Miami (Miami Metro Zoo) 1993-10-03
from Gary Jacobson
Gary Jacobson 1986-07-31
from Jumbolair (Arthur Jones)

Document updated2009-09-03: Image
2010-02-16: Name, Link
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Artie (Aardvark) is a Male ♂ African savanna elephant (Loxodonta africana), living in North Carolina Zoo, in United States.

Artie (Aardvark) arrived in North Carolina Zoo 2007-10-26, relocated from Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary, in United States.

In North Carolina Zoo, Artie (Aardvark) lives together with 5 other elephants with records in this database: (detailed list)

  1. Batir (Skeeter) born 2002-01-21
  2. ,
  3. CSar (Flapjack) born 1974
  4. ,
  5. Rafiki born 1981
  6. ,
  7. Samantha (Nekhanda) born 1988
  8. ,
  9. Tonga born 1978
  10. , (see detailed list).


Artie (Aardvark) was born wild 1983, captured 1984 . and imported 1984, Air, private Boeing 707

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In October 2007, Scott Riddle sold three of his elephants to the North Carolina Zoo - Artie, Tonga and her daughter six year old daughter Batir.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2020). Artie (Aardvark), an African savanna at North Carolina Zoo in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 21 January 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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